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cogitate on (something)

To contemplate something. This is a big decision, so I need some more time to cogitate on it, all right?
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cogitate on something

Rur. to think about something. Cogitate on this idea for a while. I will have to cogitate on this for a few days. I'll get back to you.
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focus on the importance of natural language as the carrier of knowledge and intelligence as a common factor in making computers cogitate more like humans.
He retained, admittedly, a certain fondness for Protestant clergymen who could write and cogitate, Richard Hooker being the chief of them.
By greeting the ubiquitous realm of utility he offers us a means to participate with and cogitate the potential of intimate narratives and closer concepts, which can elevate the functional experience to an aesthetic level.
Accordingly, the Heisei Recession trapped an overwhelming majority of the population in a cul-de-sac and let them cogitate on the economic malaise in the mid-1990s.
Workshops were then held to discuss, cogitate and draw up crucial guidelines for the European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry's publications.
Nearly two millennia after the apostles first spread news of this seminal event in Christian history, scholars still cogitate over the Resurrection.
And -- let the Democrats cogitate on this one -- it will happen again.
No time to cogitate, recall or discuss what to write down (this is the best part of the quiz night
Part of a field called "evidence-based medicine," this database hot only will offer instant access to a patient's health-care information but also is intended to build a wealth of diagnostic and treatment information for health researchers to cogitate.
Law students, topflight lawyers and the most responsible of journalists learn early that it's high-stakes poker to cogitate the direction the Supreme Court leans based merely on the justices' questions or comments in oral argument, even though their clerks have digested the briefs and advised on what facts and precedents are weighty and what other good arguments are beyond the pale.
It was a day to stay home and cogitate in front of the fire with a good book, a cup of coffee, and a warm blanket.
We consider, contemplate, compare, contrast, cogitate, conclude, categorize, conceptualize, analyze, summarize, theorize, intellectualize, rationalize, reason, reflect, ruminate, speculate, suppose, and study.
If we had to cogitate every time we did anything, chances are we'd have a difficult time getting out of bed in the morning.
The results of such analysis are reflected in demand for space for services or facilities which are now as much part of the public library landscape as electronic and print materials: learning shops, training centres, discussion rooms and 'quiet' rooms, links or partnerships with other facilities on the same site, spaces for lifelong learning and other areas where the community can gather, often informally, to self educate, recreate, communicate or simply cogitate.
If we cogitate, we do so to a fault, by keeping the prospect of improved personhood locked away inside our heads for further consideration -- something to be mulled over when all the planets are properly aligned.